Book Discussion on Another Kind of Public Education
Patricia Hill Collins talked about her book Another Kind of Public Education: Race, Schools, the Media and Democratic Possibilities (Beacon… read more
Patricia Hill Collins talked about her book Another Kind of Public Education: Race, Schools, the Media and Democratic Possibilities (Beacon Press; May 1, 2009). Professor Collins posits that public education is heavily influenced by the media and by the continuing influence of institutional racism and she examines ways in which schools perpetuate racism and other forms of social inequality. Professor Collins also read passages from her book and responded to questions from members of the audience.
Ms. Collins is the author of several books, including Fighting Words; Black Sexual Politics; From Black Power to Hip Hop; and Black Feminist Thought. She serves as the hundredth president of the American Sociological Association, its first African-American woman president. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
Book Discussion on We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For
Alice Walker talked about We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness (New Press), her…
Representative Barbara Lee Book Party
Representative Barbara Lee of California celebrated the publication of her new book, Renegade for Peace and Justice:…
Book Discussion on A Day Late and a Dollar Short
The authors examined the enthusiasm of blacks for achieving a post racial America in the era of Barack Obama - and the…
Book Discussion on Hands on the Freedom Plow
Editors and contributors presented a collection of fifty-two womens' recollections of the Civil Rights movement and…